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Moraine Hills State Park, IL

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Jan 07 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information

Shelter Reservations are non-refundable unless the area is closed by the Department, in this circumstance the Site Manager will contact you prior to your reservation date to cancel and issue your refund.

1. The following regulations must be strictly adhered to, in addition to the other statutes and laws governing the park. Any violation will result in the revocation of this permit and subsequent denial of such requests by the above group in the future.
2. The area utilized for your gathering must be cleaned up and free of debris one hour prior to the posted closing time of the park.
3. All vehicles must remain on designated roadways and must be parked in designated areas only.
4. Alcohol is prohibited from March 1st until the Friday prior to Memorial Day weekend. You must be 21 to possess or consume alcoholic beverages.
5. No ground fires are allowed.
6. Musical bands and loud music of any kind are prohibited.
7. Horse shoes are not allowed.
8. Groups of minors must have adequate supervision (one adult for every 15 minors).
9. Do not nail, staple or tack anything to any post, sign, tree or building, including the picnic shelter.
10. All pets must remain leashed (10' or less) and be under control at all times. Owners are responsible to clean up after their pets, and proof of current rabies inoculation must be obtainable.
11. Generators are not allowed.
12. Any activity having a damaging affect on property or vegetation in the park is prohibited.
13. The use of water balloons is prohibited.
14. The use of piniatas is prohibited.

For specific park information or questions regarding your reservation, please call the Park Office at (815) 385-1624

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Moraine Hills State Park Shelter 100 Accessible
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Moraine Hills State Park Shelter 100 Accessible
Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Moraine Hills State Park Shelter 50
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Moraine Hills State Park Shelter 100 Accessible
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
Overview

Description

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Booking Window
Fri Jul 18 2014 - Sat Jul 11 2015

Reservations must be made 7 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Canoe Rental
  • Fire Rings
  • Grills
  • Hiking Trail
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Exhibit/Display
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Interpretive Waysides
  • Kiosk
  • Nature Center
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • PIER, FISHING
  • Park Lake
  • Parking
  • Pay Telephone
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Programs, Nature
  • RENTALS, BICYCLES
  • Rentals, Boat, Pedal
  • Rentals, Boats, Canoe
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Shelters
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Easy Hiking/Walking
  • Viewing Platform/Overlook
  • Water, Drinking
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Trails, Equestrian
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

CANCELLATION POLICY:

CAMPSITES, CABINS:
Cancellations made prior to the minimum booking window for the facility will be provided a full refund minus the non-refundable $5.00 reservation fee. Cancellations made inside the minimum reservation window, but prior to arrival, will be charged the first nights campsite or cabin use fee as well as the $5.00 reservation fee. All remaining funds will be refunded.

Cancellations (or early departures) made after the scheduled arrival date will be charged for the nights that have passed (or the minimum stay requirement, whichever is greater), plus one additional nights campground or cabin use fee and the $5.00 reservation fee. Any remaining funds will be refunded.

No-shows will be charged the full amount of the campsite/cabin reservation fee and the $5.00 reservation fee, without refund.

SHELTERS: The reservation fee for Shelters is $25 for each day the shelter is reserved. All Shelter fees are non-refundable unless the area is closed by the Department. Upon vacating the site, shelter users are required to remove all personal belongings and place all trash in the appropriate receptacles located at the site. Failure to clean up the area after you leave will result in a disposal fee of $50. Failure to pay the disposal fee will result in denial of future reservations until the fee is paid in full.


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Jan 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
Shelter $25.00
Peak Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Dec 31 2015
Shelter $25.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
42.32028, -88.23
42°19'13"N, 88°13'48"W

A responsible adult (18 years of age or older) from the camping party must register for the party and thereby acknowledge compliance with the rules and regulations of the park for the party.

From the North: IL Route 12 south to Route 176, West on Route176 to River Road, North on River Road approximately 2 miles to the park entrance.
From the South: IL Route 12 north to Route 176, West on Route 176 to River Road, North on River Road approximately 2 miles to the park entrance.
From the East: Route 176 West to River Road, North on River Road approximately 2 miles to the park entrance.
From the West: IL Route 176 East to River Road, North on River Road approximately 2 miles to the park entrance.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Moraine Hills State Park
1510 S. River Road
McHenry  IL  60051

Phone Number:

Information:  (815) 385-1624
Additional Information